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this week with president obama in washington. >> they'll talk about a lot of things. one thing high on the agenda is the japan energy cooperation. japan is looking to the u.s. for an energy boost. prime minister abe will ask president obama to permit shell gas exports to japan. the two leaders will meet on friday at a summit in washington. japan faces a rising energy shortage. most plants are halted and utilits ar depending on thermal power. abe is eager to import shell gas as a new cheaper resource. the u.s. is limiting gas exports to its free trade partners only. that's to avoid pressure on domestic fuel prices. japan must go through a government screening on a case by case basis. the prime minister is busy at home too. he's brainstorming to make japanese industry more competitive. he asked for ideas from panel of business people, academic leaders and cabinet ministers. he want to promote clean energy. the panel gathered on monday night to discuss economic growth in three fields, agriculture, energy and science and technology. >> translator: we see agriculture as a growth sector a
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obama, and you can follow me on twitter at dan ashley abc7. in washington, dan ashley, abc said news. >> dan will be the only bay area journalist interviewing president obama tomorrow. his reports from washington continue at 5:00 p.m. on abc7 news. >>> a mom who went to prison for having sex with teenage boys is back in trouble now. >> dan thois is here with an i team -- dan noyes is here with an i team investigation. >> she was known as the hummer mom. and now days after her released from prison she is facing new violations having to do with sex. >> and the weapon that joe biden tells his wife to pick up when there is a problem outside their home. >> and new rules for car shopping. what some dealers want before you go out on a test drive. >> and then later on "jimmy kimmle live." >> we have stand up comedy rob delaney and mike piazza is here. and we have anthony edwards. do you think goose may be alive if maverick wasn't so reckless? >> every day, jimmy, every >> every day, jimmy, every day. it takes all kinds of good to make a family. at new york life, everything we do is to help y
interviewing president obama tomorrow. his reports from washington continue at 5:00 p.m. on abc7 news. >>> a mom who went to prison for having sex with teenage boys is back in trouble now. >> dan thois is here with an i team -- dan noyes is here with an i team investigation. >> she was known as the hummer mom. and now days after her released from prison she is facing new violations having to do with sex. >> and the weapon that joe biden tells his wife to pick up when there is a problem outside their home. >> and new rules for car shopping. what some dealers want before you go out on a test drive. >> and then later on "jimmy kimmle live." >> we have stand up comedy rob delaney and mike piazza is here. and we have anthony edwards. do you think goose may be alive if maverick wasn't so reckless? >> every day, jimmy, every day. almost tastes like one of jack's cereals. fiber one. uh, forgot jack's cereal. [ jack ] what's for breakfast? um... try the number one! yeah, this is pretty good. male announcer ] over a third of a day's fiber. fiber one. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ shimmy, sh
reform if congress can't or won't act. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> president obama's nominee to run the pentagon will have to wait at least another week for an up or down vote in the senate. it now appears chuck hagel will get the vote when senators return. two top republicans say they will stop efforts to stall his confirmation. that filibuster came a day after hagel was approved by the armed services committee on a party-line vote. one of his most vocal opponents says while he doesn't believe hagel is qualified, he won't hold up the process. >> i thought we had an agreement to wait a week so the remaining questions would be answered, but i understand the white house wanted a vote. they got a vote. we will have a vote when we get back. i'm confident that senator hagel will probably have the votes necessary to be confirmed as the secretary of defense. >> the gop it says blocked hagel's nomination in an effort to further examine his record and views on israel and iran. senate majority leader harry reid hopes to bring a final vote to the floor when congress goes back in session
committee in maryland. her name will go before the committee on wednesday. >> president obama arriving back in washington tonight, but not lawmakers. they are in recess all week while a handful of important issues remain in limbo. we have more on how people are reacting to congress taking a break. >> looking around, you would not guess they have less than two weeks to avoid $85 billion in automatic spending cuts. the streets are bare and the doors to congressional offices are locked. >> its credit the stress and they are not here. -- it is quite distressing to. >> they only have four days to determine this when they get back. >> i hope they get information out from their constituents. >> lawmakers are working towards a deal even while they are away. >> the question is whether we have to go over the edge on the sequester and have people absorber the impact of it in order to solve this. >> it amidst a budget deadline, they're also considering emigration control and -- gun control and immigration reform. they want to create a path toward citizenship and-mortar security. at the white house leak
at the inauguration festivities for obama in washington. it grew so loud, president obama visited his home town to address this epidemic, to add his voice, and in the audience behind the president was 14-year-old destiny warren. she came because like so many others, she was tired of losing classmates, neighbors, friends. sadly though, tonight, destiny warren has lost far more. sadder still, she's not alone. in the world she lives in, the world she and so many others are trying hard to change, it seems tragically that enough is never enough. the report from ted rowlands. >> hey, chicago. >> no one listening to president obama had any reason to think they were anything but part of the solution to the problem of gun violence plaguing the city of chicago. least of all, destiny warren, but just a few hours later, she was involved in the worst possible way. when her sister, 18-year-old jenay was shot and killed in this alley in north chicago. >> all this gun violence is going on out here, you never think it will be your child. this is the hardest thing for me in my life. >> it hurt, because that was
jackson in washington with more on what the >> the obama administration is expected to unveil new initiatives to put a stop to cyber stealing. hallie jackson has more on what we can hear today from our washington bureau. >> today the obama administration will announce it is going after countries which spy on the u.s. by hacking into our online systems. >> it is something we're working on constantly and we will take necessary measures to enhance our cybersecurity. >> the white house wants fines and other sanctions as part of a more aggressive stance on cyberattacks, especially those from china the news comes a couple of days after a firm linked to a chinese military units was accused of stealing secrets. countries spying on other countries online is nothing new, according to cyber security experts. but what is different about the china hack is the focus of u.s. infrastructure. >> that could give them leverage to either launch an attack or just have political leverage in knowing the vulnerabilities of our nation. >> officials in beijing and said they had nothing to do with the cyber
in washington. the demonstrators called on president obama to keep a pledge and act on climate change. >>> at least three dozen people were killed sunday during a wave of bombings in iraq. six car bombs and three roadside explosions targeted mainly shiite neighborhoods of baghdad. >>> venezuelan president hugo chavez is back in his home country after medical treatment abroad. >>> two men are being questioned in the shooting death of a chicago area teen. 18-year-old jenae macfarland was killed in north chicago on the same day her sister attend ed president obama's speech on gun violence. >>> and memorabilia from the kennedy presidency was up for auction over the weekend outside boston. the president's air force one bomber jacket went for a cool $570,000. other items on the block included letters from former first lady jackie kennedy as well as photographs and some books. >>> a quick program note here, with the tenth ann visit of the iraq invasion one month away, tonight at 9:00, a new msnbc documentary hosted by rachel mad do you that details how faulty intelligence was held up as hard
. >> larry: thank you. in the midst of a critical budget standoff in washington, president obama will sit down for an exclusive interview with anchor dan ashley tomorrow. dan joins us live from the white house where the president and lawmakers are facing a tight deadline. a great opportunity for you tomorrow? >> reporter: it is a great opportunity. thanks very much. good evening from washington. i'm here at the white house whereas you said i will have a chance to speak with president obama directly one on one in an exclusive interview. ask him about a number of things and one of those things we will discuss is the budget deal that is now being debated here in washington. you know there is a major deadline looming here in just ten days time, $85 billion in automatic spending cuts will take effect. president believes with disastrous consequences for ordinary americans. he is putting a lot of pressure on congressional republicans to do something to come up with a deal to keep that from happening. today, he issued a dire warning. >> people will lose their jobs. the unemployment rate might tic
obama is back in washington tonight, he spent the weekend in florida, he has been golfing with tiger woods. now it's back to business, but washington looked like a ghost house. the deadline looms, less than two weeks until the $85 billion in automatic spending cuts. lawmakers are in their district this is week and when they return to washington they will have four days to agree on a alternative plan to cut the nation's debt. strategists on both sides say they are working toward a deal. >> the automatic spending cuts will hurt social programs and a big recreational one in san francisco. we are talking about fleet week a navy memo said that the blue angels will be grounded this summer. they perform in 30 u.s. cities each year, while the angels are one part of fleet week, they are generally the biggest draw and the key reason that a million people spend that weekend in san francisco every year. >> the santa cruz community is on high alert after yesterday's violent sexual attack on a woman visiting the campus. she was beaten and raped on a wooded path at noon. she was treated at a local
listening to obama-- only in washington when you spend more money year to year is that doom and gloom and a cut. >> sean, was this when bush-- when bush-- >> i don't want to hear about bush, bush is out of office five years and get over it. >> i don't remember this outrage when he was outspending the previous seven presidents. >> sean: he never-- excuse me, the-- go ahead, dana. >> if bush did it so bad, why is he constantly used as an excuse for everything that president obama did. i thought he ran on a platform of change. >> and we go back to bush and i'm saying that there's some hypocrisy going on because it's okay when he did it and not okay when obama did it. >> bush gave us 4 trillion in debt over eight years and obama gave us 6 trillion in four years and now obama the candidate says-- >> and two wars and had to-- >> irresponsible and unpatriotic. is obama unpatriotic? >> no, the real problem, you've got the republicans in the house are not admitting or nothing that they propose takes into the-- into account that there is a democratic senate and a democratic president. and frank
gun violence to another major issue, immigration reform. in washington, president obama's chief of staff confirmed the white house has been working on its own plan. republicans are pushing back hard. >> immigration reform is one of the very few issues that unites republicans and democrats. eight senators are finishing up a bipartisan bill. the white house has been working on a backup plan if current efforts fall apart. >> we will have an option we will have ready to put out there. >> the white house proposal would bolster border security and include a path to citizenship for this nation's 11 million undocumented immigrants. republicans say any plan with the president paz's name on it are bound to fail. >> of course it will. we are working together, republicans and democrats. he has had no communication with republicans on the issue, unlike the previous four presidents i have worked with. >> for republican marco rubio says the present's plan will not work. other members of the gop are not happy to see the white house weighing in. >> when they say, my way or the highway, that is n
of maryland jobs are on the line with massive budget cuts looming in washington. president obama is appealing to congress to stop the automatic cuts. >> reporter: there is no question that here at the white house the new cycle has been about budget cuts. at the white house the president and senior staff continued to warn congress if action is not take on the country is in danger of having to furlough thousands of government employees. the ball is clearly in their court. >> what i say, there is no reason they should be furloughed or lose their job or be laid off. this is a problem congress can solve. these automatic spending cuts put into place in 2011, were designed to get congress to actually avoid them by coming together with more sensible approaches to deficit reduction. >> reporter: this will likely be a close one. >> i don't know why it is in this town folks leave stuff until the last minute. there is no other profession, no other industry, where people wait until the 11th hour to solve these big problems. obviously it creates uncertain
the dougie. david kerley, abc news, washington. >> michelle obama a far cry from sara polk who was the first lady in 1940s. >>> that's "world news" for this saturday. we're always online at abcnews.com. for david muir and all of us at abc, thank you for watching. good night.
to washington, dc, this week, to interview president obama at the white house. dan's reports live from washington, dc, air tomorrow evening at 5:00 here on abc7. >> look forward to that. race car driver patrick is making history. she has become the first woman to win the pole position for the daytona 500. patrick sped around the 2.5 mile track in under 46 seconds in a qualifying race acknowledging -- averaging 196 miles per hour. the vase on sunday. >> a nonpartisan watch dog group is raising questions of menlo park facebook 2012 tax filing, citizens for tax justice say they found the social network company benefits from discussionses for executive stock options and share awards, despite the $1.1 billion in profit, the group said they will receive $429 million in tax refunds. facebook spokesman declined to comment. >> and show rooming in the stores could be stopped by best buy, saying they will match the prices of all local retail competitors and 19 major online retailers and hope to end show rooming where consumers look at items in the store and they go online to buy them. best buy of
. >>> president obama returns to washington tonight following a presidents' day weekend golf vacation in florida. yesterday's foursome was a memorable one, since one of the four was tiger woods. that's a first for both men. the presidential golf outing is a long-time tradition. so is the desire to stay out of camera range, most of the time. though this might be a little different. nbc's andrea mitchell is with us tonight from washington with more. andrea, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. the president's downtime is very special time. the white house also has made a commitment to have a small group of reporters following him everywhere he goes. all that blew up this weekend in florida when white house reporters were locked out of an exclusive golf club and only found out that the world's most powerful man was playing a round with the world's most famous golfer on twitter from the golf channel. when fdr died in warm springs, georgia in 1945, white house reporters were in washington. when president eisenhower had his first heart attack after playing 27 holes of golf outside denver in
with president obama. he will speak with the president at white house tomorrow. the reports from washington begin tonight at 5:00 right here on abc7 news. >> a lot of tears were shed in south africa today at oscar pistorius' bail hearing and at his girlfriend's funeral. the blade runner is accused of premeditated murder. there are surprising new sames. >> we hear two different stories this morning about what happened inside oscar pistorius' house on valentine's day. the details were only revealed in between brakes in the bail hearing. oscar pistorius broke down sobbing several times forcing the judge to stop the precedings and tell him to compose himself. >> oscar pistorius said he shot his girlfriend on accident, and these was filled with horror and fear when he realized what he had done. in a statement read by the lawyer he said that he didn't have on his prosthetic legs and he felt vulnerable and thought there was an intruder in the bathroom. >> i have never seen him show an angry side or lose his temper. it is just, he is incredibly kind and gentle and that is the way i know him. >> the prose
over washington. president obama is back at and is working to avoid deep cuts that are due to take effect next month. in washington-- neither side of the aisle is showing any sign of compromise over the deficit reduction. tory dunnan has the latest. >> reporter:longer airport lines. fewer first responders. reduced military readiness. consequences president obama warns will become reality if effect on march first. >> these cuts not smart, they are not fair, they will hurt our economy, they will add hundreds of thousands of americans to the unemployment roles. >> reporter: to replace the cuts, democrats in the senate propose a combination of more tax revenue from top earners, cutting agriculture subsidies and reducing defense spending after the end of combat operations in afghanistan. but house republicans refuse to support any increases in tax revenues. house speaker john boehner released a statement tuesday arguing the problem is government spending. his counterparts in the senate don't deny the consequences of the cuts will be dramatic. >> republicans deserve blame. i'll take some
. in washington top president obama is putting pressure on congressional republican to come up with a budget deal before automatic spending cuts kick in. >> i'm in sacramento. driving while under the influence of drugs becoming as much of a problem as drunk driving in california. new effort to [ wind howling ] [ female announcer ] it balances you... [ water crashing ] ...it fills you with energy... and it gives you what you are looking for to live a more natural life. in a convenient two bar pack. this is nature valley... delicious granola bars made with the best ingredients in nate. nature valley. nature at its most delicious. you. >> unusual day here in the bay area. snowplow put to work along sky line boulevard in the santa cruz mountains. lots of rain around the bay today contributed to car accidents like this one. pickup truck overturned in santa rosa. one woman suffered minor injuries. hail fell along grizzly peak boulevard in the berkeley hill hills. 11-year-old boy sent thus picture. late day the sun broke through turning the skies in a brill ypt scene. here's the live look now f
. >> president barack obama is spending this president's day at a go golf coarse in florida. they will return to washington later today. yesterday he played 18 holes with woods. the two met previously but have golf together. banks are closed in observance of the hot day, gold goal transit is on a modified holiday schedule and parking meters will still be enforced. >>> it marks the last big weekend for ski resorts. >> it is nice and sunny and beautiful. >> hundreds of people headed to the mountains on friday and one was busy after christmas which is busiest of the season. while the qualify is forced it is slow. light know could start falling as early as tonight. >> all right, they are really hoping for that. let check in with sal, sal? >> pam, brian, my voice is suspect, but we will get through it. right now we are going to the east shore freeway and we want to show you 80 westbound. today is a holiday for a lot of people, it will be nice and light unless are will a are crashes this morning's san francisco, northbound 101 is approaching the 880 split. >> i hope you don't get what i had, sal. >
are still far apart on a deal. cbs reporter danielle nottingham has the latest now from washington. >> reporter: the obama administration is warning americans to get ready for nationwide flight delays. transportation secretary ray lahood says if next week's automatic spending cuts go through, he will be forced to cut air traffic controllers. >> flights to major cities like new york, chicago and san francisco and others could experience delays of up to 90 minutes during peak hours. >> reporter: republicans accuse the white house of using scare tactics to force them into a budget deal. president obama called mitch mcconnell and john boehner thursday. he told al sharpton's radio listeners the gop appears willing to let the cuts go through. >> their basic view is that nothing is important enough to raise taxes on wealthy individuals or corporations and they would prefer to see these kinds of cuts. >> reporter: democrats say if the cuts go through, dozens of federal agencies will have to trim workers affecting everyone from food inspectors to fbi age
... >> narrator: cantor had a legendary reputation with the new members. he'd been a thorn in president obama's side since the beginning of the administration. >> cantor realized that obama was so popular because he convinced people that he was going to change washington and he was going to end the partisanship. cantor realized that by denying that to obama, he could hurt him. >> narrator: cantor had rallied house republicans to oppose president obama's first major piece of legislation: the stimulus package. >> eric cantor sent out an email. said not that "i'm voting against it." eric cantor's email is: "we're against this." >> their leadership told the members we're not for any of it. no matter what it is-- "no, just say no." on this vote, the yeas are... >> narrator: the final stimulus bill passed the house without a single republican vote. >> the conference report is adopted. >> it was cantor who engineered that unanimous no vote. and seeing they could all hold together on this gave them a lot of confidence and a lot of comfort. >> narrator: it was a strategy that cantor had used again and
obama. good evening. i'm caroline johnson. dan is in washington tonight. he is the only reporter in the bay area to have the opportunity to interview president obama at the white house. they spoke about some critical issues. >> reporter: for that washington one of the issues we will be watching closely from the bay area is the u.s. supreme court as it begins next month its consideration of proposition 8 california's ban on gay marriage. it is something that the president has been reluctant to get involved in for legal reasons but i asked him about his position on it today. >> position 8 in the u.s. supreme court next month. what will your administration do? >> the solis tor solicitor gens still looking into it. i have to make sure not to interject too much into the project. i can tell you my personal view which is that i think that same sex couples should have the same rights and be treated like everybody else. >> some of my conversation one on one with the president here at the house. coming up tonight at 11:00 more of what we talked about and ile show you around some of the thi
not be included. abc7 news anchor will travel to washington, dc, for an interview with president obama. dan will talk with the president at white house tomorrow in live reports from washington, dc, starting this evening at 5:00 right here on abc7 news. >> hillary clinton is about do go on the speaking of circuit, stepping down in february as secretary of state and now hired an agency that handles her husband to represent her in lining up speaking engagements and will earn well into six figures for each speech. former president clinton has made $89 million in speaking fees since leaving office 12 years ago. >> we are in for some rain here and other states are dealing with wicked weather. a strong line of storms moved across arkansas knocking out power to thousands, severe weather is hitting eastern north dakota where whiteout conditions. drivers are told to stay off the roads in fargo and grand forks with winds up to 36 miles per hour mixed with snow are causing zero visibility. of course, the roads you do not want to be on. >> the temperatures match the snow up in. mike, we have rain on the
for presidents' day. stock market is closed as well as banks and the post office. president obama heads back to washington after he played a round of golf with tiger woods on sunday. the president spent all day saturday at the floridian national golf club taking lessons from wood's coach. this is the first time they have played golf together. and that is your 5@5:00. >> i wonder of all of the people he could play golf with. >> he's getting lessons from one of the greatest coaches. the northeast cannot seem to escape all of the snow. last week it was a blizzard. now parts of new england getting hit once again with even more wicked weather. there's word another storm is heading to the northeast just in time for your workweek. a blast of icy air hitting the southern states. parts of florida below freezing. it's a huge concern for farmers who are working hard to spray their crops in order to keep them from freezing. maria molina is tracking all of this extreme weather. good morning. >> good morning everyone. we are talking about bitterly cold air across portions of the southeast all of the way d
lighting a fuse on a carbon bomb. >> tens of thousands rallied in washington sunday, calling on president obama to permanently reject the keystone xl tar sands pipeline. we'll hear from obama's former green czar van jones, canadian indigenous leader chief jackie thomas and bill mckibben of 350.org. and then to actor, singer and activist harry belafonte. >> americans are the most unemployed, the most courted in the unjust systems of justice. the gun game, they're the most hunted. the rivers of blood that washed the streets of our nation flew mostly from the bodies of our black children. >> harry belafonte receives the spingarn medal, the naacp's highest achievement. he was introduced at friday's award ceremony by newark mayor cory booker, the man who could become new jersey's next senator. >> one who stands and calls the conscience of this community that we have problems that are deep, we have challenges that are high, we have to understand that the urgency of our path is so here with us in the present -- past is still here with us in the present critic rex he spoke with us after was annou
to barack obama, and the republican response. >> his solution to every problem we face is for washington to tax more and spend more. >> a call for an increase in the minimum wage. >> why would we want to make it harder for small employers to hire people? >> a plea for tougher gun laws. >> the families of newtown deserve a vote. >> the most aggressive campaign in history to destroy our second amendment rights. >> filibustering chuck hagel. the pope resigns. what lies a check for the catholic church? >> the church is a 200-plus- year-old institution that has not changed very much, and society is leaving the church way behind. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> the president says the economy's improving, but we have to do better. he says republicans don't have a clue, and that austerity is not the answer. he says it is time to educate our children, subsidize new forms of energy, and rebuild our infrastructure. president obama's for the state of the yen, the first of his new term, and how do we pay the bill? >> nothing i am proposing should increase the defi
, washington. >> michelle obama is a far cry from sarah polk who was the first lady in 1940s. in 1840s banned all dancing at the white house. >>> that's "world news" for this saturday. thank you for watching and good night.
the stage making fun of president obama and journalists in washington, d.c.. the late night comedian is featuring hi about this year at -- act this year as the white house correspondents' dinner, you can catch all the laughs in april. >>> as hollywood gets ready for sunday a director has briefly detained by immigration officials in l. a. x.. ohm met burn et directed the film "five broken cameras." he was told he didn't have proper proof he was a nominee but after an hour of questioning they were allowed to enter the country. >>> well, it is the place you see the stars and judge their outfits before they ever get to the academy awards. that being the red carpet. it's now being rolled out and ready to walk on. remember we are your oscar station coming up this sunday. you can see all of the up-to- date information and to make the judgments on your own, go to abc2news.com/oscars and watch the 85th annual academy awards right here on abc2 beginning at 8:30. but you can tune in earlier to catch some of the red carpet arrivals. 8:30 is when it starts? >> well, were you disappointed? it's li
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